Gallery Walk by Anuj Ambalal on Saturday, the 25th of March, 2017 at 6.00 pm.
What is a 'Gallery Walk'?
The artist will walk the visitors through the exhibition sharing anecdotes, key facts, details you might've missed along with his interpretation of the work. The walk will be conducted in a very informal manner and has scope to have an in depth discussion, about the show, with the artist himself.
About the Artist -
Anuj Ambalal, born 1976, holds a Masters degree in Investment & Finance from the Middlesex University, London. He used to work as an equity researcher before setting up a design studio in Ahmedabad - A Cube Inc. Here, he looks at furniture design as an art form,
concentrating on diverse shapes and textures to create individual sculptural entities.
Ambalal has received no formal training in photography but considers it as a further progression from his design practice and sees it as another medium to explore his creativity. He has held solos as well as participated in group exhibitions in India and abroad.
In search of... Bapu
Exhibition of Photographs by Anuj Ambalal
"The idea of doing a photo series on Gandhiji emerged when I hypothesized a scenario in which one can make an adaptation of the Gandhian ideology to look into the current issues by forming a deeper understanding of the man and his philosophy. And the wish to explore this ideological adaption through the medium of photography is what led me to my search for Bapu.
The objective of this body of work is also to initiate a dialogue between the audience and the images. References to Bapu’s ideology have been encrypted into these images to explore a narrative that is woven with humour, sarcasm, reverence and fiction. This narrative is essentially open ended and the titles accompanied with relevant Gandhi quotes, chosen from the book Mohan Mala, are meant to provide clues. Based on these clues the viewer is required to form his own narrative and thus, initiate his personal journey in search of Bapu."
- Anuj Ambalal
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